Table 1: Effect of N.  nucifera extracts on pancreatic lipase activity.

Test sampleConcentration% Lipase inhibitionIC50

Nelumbo  nucifera
methanol extract
12.5  g/mL14.7847  g/mL
25  g/mL29.28
50  g/mL51.81
100  g/mL71.94
200  g/mL89.87
Nelumbo  nucifera
successive water extract
50  g/mL10
Orlistat
(reference standard)
5 ng/mL28.3126 ng/mL
10 ng/mL36.89
25 ng/mL44.88
50 ng/mL66.15
100 ng/mL68.22
200 ng/mL71.91